Child's dresscoat: irridescent brown/blue w/blue lining

Child's dresscoat: irridescent brown/blue w/blue lining
Title
Child's dresscoat: irridescent brown/blue w/blue lining
Date 
1750-1770
Medium 
China silk, silk brocade
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 1/2 x 17 in. ( 57.2 x 43.2 cm )
Description 
Brown silk stripe brocade child's dressing gown or "banyan" al a` anglaise; full-length with a jewel neckline; center front opening with no closure; al a` anglaise fitted through bodice and gradually flaring from waist to hem; close-fitting set-in sleeves with turn back cuffs; silk possibly of Lyons, France origin of a blue and cream foliate stripe pattern on a brown ground and lined with blue china silk; pleats at center, left and right back seams at waist creating fullness and slight train.
Object Number 
INV.12011
Gallery Label 
Children's clothes in the 18th Century were typically made to mirror adult costume from the same period.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group